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Re: REFLECTOR: Re: Cell Phones - Emergency use only

Just remember that PCS works on different principles than a cellphone.

Cellphones are legally restricted by the FCC, PCS phones are not.

-John Rourke

Dennis Martin wrote:
> Ron wrote:
> >I heard the same but not sure why.
> Articles in both Flying and Private Pilot give two reasons why:
> First, due to altitude, you can send/receive from several cells at once.
> Second, planes move too fast from cell to cell.  These two phenomena result
> in tying up multiple cells.
> Both articles claimed that cell phones can be used in the air legally, but
> for emergency use only.  I always carry one for that purpose.
> All the best,
> Dennis Martin